James Gibb

James Gibb
Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar


James Gibb is a human population biologist and evolutionary anthropologist whose research investigates how social-economic-political-emotional (SEPE) factors shape variation in development, physiological function, and health among sexual and gender minority (SGM) people; and the evolutionary, ecological and biocultural processes shaping global patterns of human sexual and gender diversity.


MSc. Evolutionary & Medical Anthropology , University of Toronto

BA. Anthropology.  University of Waterloo



Gibb, J.K., Dubois, L.Z., Williams. S.A., McKerracher, L., Juster, R.P., & Fields, J. (2020). Sexual and Gender Minority Health Vulnerabilities during the COVID-19 Health Crisis. American Journal of Human Biology. 32(5). DOI:10.1002/ajhb.23499

Gibb, J. K.,  L. McKerracher., & Fields, J. (2020). Queers and Pandemics, Past, Present, and Forever: LGBTQ+ Health Vulnerabilities and Public Health Visibility. McMaster Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition's Working Paper Series. 20(2), 1-4.

Hernandez, M., & Gibb, J. K. (2020). Culture, behavior and health. Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, 2020(1), 12-13.